When doubts and accusations would seek to discourage you, when past failures and sin would come before you, when the evil one tempts with fears of the future answer with “BUT CHRIST…” When thoughts of death come and the doubts by the evil one suggesting you are not ready let these precious, powerful, personal all conquering words of Jesus comfort and convey the eternal reality backed by God Himself who cannot lie nor fail, His assurance to you in the midst of the temptation and evil one’s onslaught, “BUT CHRIST …” Listen To God Himself in Scripture saying “BUT CHRIST has indeed Been RAISED from the dead!”… This is shouting Ground, This is Firm, Eternal , GOD ASSURED Foundation for you! “BUT CHRIST has indeed been raised from the …”-{1 Cor 15;20}. THE GOOD- GOD NEWS… THERE IS A “BUT CHRIST…” for You, whoever you are, whatever your sin, there is HOPE FOR YOU. For there is a “BUT CHRIST” for you too! Turn To God and confess your sin of living for yourself and that your sin is against Him and as you confess and repent by doing a u-turn. Turning from self rule to submitting to His rightful rule of your life and as you give yourself un-reservedly by faith to Jesus Christ, as LORD to rule over you and Savior to save you from the penalty of God, the wrath of God -{Rom 1:18} and the power and control and dominion of satan, “For He has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves,” – {Col 1″13}. You will be freed from sin to serve, worship love God, adopted into his family, accepted in His Son.{Eph 1:4,6}. His work, your merit before God. -{Eph 2:9}, His Spirit to indwell to teach you, empower you to live for “His good pleasure”-{ Read Phil 2:13}

 MOTIVATION FOR LABORING IN SHARING! For those who have received the Gospel and stand upon it, and are saved, {Read 1 Cor 15:1-5}, The Resurrection of The Lord Jesus is why we have to Keep going and sharing, as it is the message of Hope for those who are “dead in their sins.” -{ Eph 2:1} The RESURRECTION of the LORD Jesus Christ is our MOTIVATION for service and sharing with others, to work at reaching people in the circumstances we find our selves in with the GOSPEL … The HOPE for sinners, is found in these two glorious, powerful, personal, redeeming, saving words, life imparting Hope,“BUT CHRIST…”

“… Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.”- {1 Cor 15:58} –

“Low in the grave He lay, Jesus my Savior,
waiting the coming day, Jesus my Lord!
Up from the grave He arose;
with a mighty triumph o’er His foes;
He arose a victor from the dark domain,
and He lives forever, with His saints to reign.
He arose! He arose! Hallelujah! Christ arose!

-{Robert Lowry 1826-1899}



– Stop This Moment and Praise Him for His Provision. Here is Hope …


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